Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay (L/D)
07:00 Be picked up at the hotel, heading to Hai Phong City for a hydrofoil boat to the first stop – Cat Ba Island. Cat Ba is the great combination of the forest and the sea that create the most amazing view ever. In addition, “Pearl Island” is the warmest name anyone coming here calls it where the water that is as clear as the white blue sky and thousands of wild islets are integrated.
Cat Ba is famous for its Lan Ha Bay of white stretching beach and green vegetation. Unlike Ha Long, the ideal Lan Ha Bay possesses over 130 small golden, pretty beaches and not much crowded that always appeals tourists to discover its pure gorgeousness. Consequently, most of the visitors love Lan Ha Bay just for the attractiveness of the sands right under the foot islands and the peaceful life of fishing villages situating on the islands. Especially, kayaking along the waterway at Lan Ha Bay would be an incredible experience that anyone should try when they come here. Lan Ha Bay is known as part of Ha Long Bay, and it is truly mind-blowing when you explore lively Dark Cave and Bat Cave that are called based on the shapes of the animals.
Leaving Lan Ha Bay and then you will have free time swimming before a warm dinner and overnight on the sailing junk.
Overnight on a fishing boat.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Full day (B/L/D)
Wake up on board amidst the fresh morning and gentle breezes and then have breakfast in open air will surely kick off your day in activeness, excitement and enthusiasm.
In this second day of the tour, you must be busy experiencing Three Tunnel Lagoon and famous Caves for kayaking as well as exploring the mighty scenery of the bay. Those activities are taken in all morning so lunch will be readily served on Three Peach Island, which is known as a remarkable destination of beautiful beach and crystal water and white sandbank.
After relaxing on the beach, it’s time for you to take part in rock climbing for 3 hours, marveling at the beauty on the top of the peak, touch the feeling of conquer and then cruise back before sunset. On this second night, you will spend time taking a deep rest at homestay in Cat Ba Island to have a real experience of local life.
Day 3: Trekking Cat Ba National Park – Viet Hai Village (B/L/D)
Being among the immense nature, please don’t miss any seconds as the chances to live and enjoy magical environment may not be returned the second time. Hence don’t whimper as you are woken up by natural sounds right here in the morning because there is a tasty breakfast and a day of energetic activities are awaiting for especially you. After mealtime, you will board in a minivan to visit Hospital Cave and then explore Cat Ba National Park. In details, Cat Ba National Park is the best gene reserve place as it is the special combination of various ecosystems with thousands of rare floras and faunas including species on the verge of extinction. Here we are at the most fresh and the richest World biosphere reserve in Vietnam, you will start trekking to Viet Hai Village where there are a numerous species of wild animals like squirrels, snakes, frogs, thousands of butterflies, etc. After hours among nature, you must feel hungry then it’s time for you to get back to Cat Ba Town and the homestay for a big lunch.
Spend time for personal schedule, have dinner and overnight at homestay.
Day 4: Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B/L)
The last day of this tour will be the time for private activities so you can manage time joining and doing your own interests including reading books, cycling to traditional fish sauce making workshop and so on.
After having lunch, just readily pack your luggage for returning your home. Since there is only one high-speed boat between city center and Cat Ba Island in one day, you will be transferred to the pier for the hydrofoil boat getting back to Hai Phong City before being picked up back to Hanoi on a private car at 17:00.
End of tour.